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AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, Part 1 of 4: Domain 1: Cloud Concepts

with expert Brian Culp

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Release date 7/31/2020
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 18m
Closed captioning N/A
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eBooks / courseware N/A
Hands-on labs N/A
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Course description

Domain 1 makes up 15-20% of the exam questions. This course covers, what is cloud computing, cloud concepts, computing models, service categories, how to create an Azure account and the introduction to the Azure platform.


An Azure account is required.

Learning Paths

This course will help you prepare for the following certification and exam:
Azure Fundamentals
AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

This course is part of the following LearnNowOnline SuccessPaths™:
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Meet the expert

Brian Culp is a technical author and Microsoft Certified Trainer who has sold over a million words of non-fiction to the likes of McGraw Hill, Addison-Wesley, O’Reilly, Microsoft, and others.In addition, he has authored more than 25 training courses covering topics such as Windows 10, Office 365 Administration, and Azure DevOps. Some of these lessons are featured on Microsoft's Office 365 Admin Portal page.He is also an electric car enthusiast, and is currently working at Lucid Motors as a technical writer. He lives in Silicon Valley, California.

Course outline

Groundwork and Get Started

What is Cloud Computing (18:43)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • What is Cloud Computing (08:50)
  • Why Cloud Computing (09:36)
  • Summary (00:08)
Two Essential Cloud concepts (16:19)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Two Essential Cloud concepts (04:10)
  • Three Cloud Computing Models (07:42)
  • Three Cloud Service Categories (04:11)
  • Summary (00:08)
Create an Azure Account (17:57)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Create an Azure Account (05:57)
  • Billing and Support (08:09)
  • Intro to Azure (03:34)
  • Summary (00:08)
Service Level Agreements (25:57)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Service Level Agreements (04:39)
  • Regions and Zones (07:55)
  • Resource Groups and Resource Manager (04:47)
  • Demo: Virtual Machine (03:46)
  • Demo: Verify and Clean Up (04:32)
  • Summary (00:08)